In the West, a Growing List of Attacks Linked to Islamic Extremism – NYTimes.com

Jihad: The Trail of Political Islam

Jihad: The Trail of Political Islam (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is a must-read article from the NYT. Check it out!

via In the West, a Growing List of Attacks Linked to Islamic Extremism – NYTimes.com.

Following the latest tragedy in Canada, this NYT article links the dots and cites many examples of Islamic extremism in the West. Of course, there are moderate, law-abiding Muslim people living in Western countries but political Islam is on the increase. Personally, I fear that President Obama may well have been responsible for triggering the escalation in political Islam?

Thoughts?

 

Lionel Barber reviews Henry Kissinger’s ‘World Order’ – FT.com

Henry Kissinger and Chairman Mao, with Zhou En...

Henry Kissinger and Chairman Mao, with Zhou Enlai behind them in Beijing, early 70s. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

President Ronald Reagan meeting with Henry Kis...

President Ronald Reagan meeting with Henry Kissinger in the White House residence. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Meeting in the Oval Office between Richard Nix...

Meeting in the Oval Office between Richard Nixon, Henry Kissinger, and Egyptian Foreign Minister (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an outstanding must-read article by Lionel Barber, editor of the FT, reviewing Henry Kissinger‘s new book. Check it out!

via Lionel Barber reviews Henry Kissinger’s ‘World Order’ – FT.com.

Personally, I can identify with much of the argument.

Once again, I am left pondering whether there is indeed a global conspiracy of the rich and famous, influencing world order. Clearly, democracy seems to be diluted in its effectiveness in many western countries.

Thoughts?